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GROW – Bridging The Gap Between Farm and Fork

Pamela Braasch, SLSC education director and the GROW exhibit operations manager. All photos by Holly Shanks.

Pamela Braasch, SLSC education director and the GROW exhibit operations manager. All photos by Holly Shanks.

By Holly Shanks

Pass by the front lobby, the ticket lines and concession stands, and the watchful predatory eye of the T-Rex, and you’ll find a different kind of exhibit at the Saint Louis Science Center. It’s an exhibit, complete with chickens, vegetable gardens and tractors, and it tells the modern-day story of how our food makes it from a farmer’s hands all the way to our dinner table.

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Let’s GROW! Sights From New Exhibit At The Saint Louis Science Center

GROW, the newest exhibit at the Saint Louis Science Center. The exhibit opened June 18, 2016. Photos by Holly Shanks.

GROW, the newest exhibit at the Saint Louis Science Center. The exhibit opened June 18, 2016. Photos by Holly Shanks.

Here is a look at the sights you’ll find at GROW, the newest exhibit at theSaint Louis Science Center. The exhibit opened June 18, 2016.

Check back soon for Environmental Echo’s latest article that will have insights about the exhibit, what it took to bring the exhibit to life, and the collaboration between scientist and local farmers that brought accuracy and truth to the story of local agriculture.

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